A new Pixies record has dropped, their first physical release of new material since Trompe Le Monde in 1991, being a total Pixies fanboy I ordered it on release day.
I made some art in honour of the Westfield Shopping Centre in Shepherds Bush, which is where I go and get lunch several times a week, on a scrap of paper: it’s called Westfield Shepherds Bush.
Participated in the inaugural RideLondon-Surrey 100 cycle sportive earlier in the month which was just brilliant. Been too lazy to blog about it before but this graphic came through from Garmin last week and has given me some impetus.
Been reading about The Hyperloop Train concept from Elon Musk over the last couple of days and it’s a pretty exciting prospect. I rode on the Shanghai Maglev Train last year, whose top speed is around 268mph (431kph), and that was an awesome enough experience.
ElBulli: Ferran Adrià and The Art of Food show at Somerset House is really interesting, but there’s one thing that is a complete and utter wind up: there’s NO FOOD.
Great video from Adidas of The Gonz, been a while since I listened to Sonic Youth.
I’ve been looking at buying a new frame but in the end bought a whole new road bike, a De Rosa R838 Stealth. The set up was about the same cost as the frame in the sale so it was a no brainer.
I thought his 720 grab when he slammed the vert air was nuts, this is mega nuts.
It’s on, I booked a place for next years Étape du Tour between Annecy and Montée du Semnoz, around 130km in distance and approximately 4,500 metres of climbing.